Kieran Gibbs has been called up to the England squad for the forthcoming World Cup qualifiers against Montenegro and Poland after Ashley Cole was ruled out with a rib injury, Sky Sports understands.
The defender has not made and international appearance since he won his second cap in a friendly defeat to France three years ago, and will battle with Leighton Baines for the left-back slot.
Mezut Ozil is expected to make his full debut against Sunderland on Saturday as the Gunners injury crisis deepens, the Express understands.
Tomas Rosicky and Theo Walcott both picked up knocks whilst on international duty in the week, while Jack Wilshere’s performance was, according to England manager Roy Hodgson, due to a lack of match fitness.
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